Sibling Rivalry Press 500

Authored Truth

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Authored Truth
December 4, 2016 3:00 PM
December 4, 2016 5:00 PM
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Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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November 16, 2016
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Sibling Rivalry Press 500
Sibling Rivalry Press Authors Imani Sims and Emily Jaeger, joined by Claudia Cortese, telling it like it is.
Come spend your Sunday afternoon with poems and opinions.
3:00pm: Book Signing
3:30pm: Show Starts.



Imani Sims

Imani Sims is a spicy Chai-loving Seattle native who spun her first performance poem at age 14. She believes in the healing power of words and the transformational nuance of the human story. Imani empowers youth and adults through various writing courses and interdisciplinary shows nationwide. Her book (A)live Heart is available on Sibling Rivalry Press.



Emily Jaeger

Emily Jaeger is an MFA candidate at UMASS Boston and co-editor/co-founder of Window Cat Press. A past Literary Lambda Emerging Writer and TENT fellow, her work has appeared in Four Way Review, Salamander, and Apt among others. Her chapbook The Evolution of Parasites was published by Sibling Rivalry Press.



Claudia Cortese

Claudia Cortese is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer. Her first book, WASP QUEEN (Black Lawrence Press, 2016), explores the privilege and pathology, trauma and brattiness of suburban girlhood. Her work appears in Blackbird, Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast Online, and The Offing, among others. The daughter of Neapolitan immigrants, Cortese grew up in Ohio and lives in New Jersey. She also lives at